MiffyLiye.Snowflake 1.0.0

.NET Standard 2.0
NuGet\Install-Package MiffyLiye.Snowflake -Version 1.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
dotnet add package MiffyLiye.Snowflake --version 1.0.0
<PackageReference Include="MiffyLiye.Snowflake" Version="1.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add MiffyLiye.Snowflake --version 1.0.0
#r "nuget: MiffyLiye.Snowflake, 1.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install MiffyLiye.Snowflake as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=MiffyLiye.Snowflake&version=1.0.0

// Install MiffyLiye.Snowflake as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=MiffyLiye.Snowflake&version=1.0.0


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A simple ID generator inspired by Twitter's snowflake.

ID properties

  • 1 bit leading 0 to ensure the long number is positive
  • 41 bits for timestamp
  • 10 bits for machine ID
  • 12 bits random number
  • ~2 ms timestamp precision
  • ~139 years timestamp range
  • generate 1 ID in less than 1 ms
  • concurrently generate 4096 unique IDs in less than 0.1 s


  • Make simple things simple
  • Make complex things possible
  • Support centralized low traffic system
  • Support distributed high traffic system
  • Portable to Windows, macOS, and Linux


  • Support centralized low traffic system
  • Support distributed high traffic system (< 4096 requests per 100 millisecond per machine)


See test cases.


See project issues.

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Version Downloads Last updated
1.0.0 824 5/3/2018
0.9.0 755 2/18/2018
0.7.0 730 2/13/2018
0.6.0 788 2/12/2018
0.3.0 778 2/11/2018
0.2.0 738 2/11/2018
0.1.0 785 2/11/2018